Sympathetic Vs Parasympathetic: Why Every Athlete Needs to Understand the Difference

What if you could will yourself to absorb food better? OK, that sounds like magic, but — and we promise there’s science supporting this — in two minutes and without leaving your chair you can purposefully put your body...
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How to Increase Your Bench Press Without Benching

Let's say, for instance, that you can bench 250 pounds, but you've been stuck at that particular weight since the Bush administration. Your 3-plate goal seems about as likely to be realized as the proverbial pigs are to fly. How...
Daniella Melo 227kg Squat

Daniella Melo Goes Big With Her Latest 227.5kg (501 lb) Squat PR

Less than three weeks out. The IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships are quickly approaching. This year, the Championships are taking place in Calgary, Canada and are set to kick off on June 5th and run through June 17th. Powerlifting athlete Daniella...
CrossFit Union Square squat

Does German Volume Training Get You Strong, Or Just Big?

It’s incredibly common to hear bodybuilders and strength athletes ask the question, “What’s the fastest way to pack on as much muscle as possible?” Newbies, right? Always looking for shortcuts, always thinking they can hack the system, never understanding that...
Chakera Holcomb Wilks Score

Chakera Holcomb Sets Highest All-Time Wilks Score By Nearly 30 Points

This past weekend, there were a ton of insane strength feats that went down at the Kern US Open, but none may be as impressive as Chakera Holcomb's performance to set the highest all-time Wilks Score. At the Kern US...
women pull-up

A Ladies’ Guide to Your First Pull-Up

It's possibly the most difficult bodyweight movement for women to learn. One of the fundamental building blocks of many calisthenic movements. The white rabbit many of us have been chasing through the metaphorical wonderland known as the gym for...
Marisa Inda Squat

52kg Powerlifter Marisa Inda Squats a Huge 145kg Double PR

Marisa Inda has been cruising through a string of squat and deadlift PRs on her Instagram page. Yesterday, under the watchful eye and spot of legendary powerlifter Chad Wesley Smith, Inda put up a very strong PR two set double...
Deep overhead squats

Are Deep Squats Bad for Your Knees?

“Ha! Look at these goobers thinking their 300-pound ass-to-grass squats are better than my 400-pound parallel squats. I’m lifting more weight and being smarter about my injury risk. Don’t they know deep squats will blow their knees out?” Nnnnnah. The...
Brute Strength Competition Athletes

A Weightlifter, Powerlifter, Bodybuilder, and CrossFitter Face Off: Who Will Win?

Strength fans rejoice, we have another lifting competition series to watch on YouTube, and this time it's taking a slightly different spin. As opposed to making similar athletes go head-to-head in a series of events, Brute Strength have taken it...
Amanda Lawrence Squat

Powerlifter Amanda Lawrence Squats 204kg (450 lbs) for 7 Reps With Ease

Powerlifter Amanda Lawrence has been hitting some strong lifts in prep for her next meet, which will be the USA Powerlifting Med City Raw Open being held on June 16th. Lawrence lifts in the -84kg weight class and has been...


Check Out Brian Shaw’s Road to the Arnold 2017 Video

The third athlete Rogue Fitness is highlighting in their "Road to the Arnold 2017" video series is no other than the World's Strongest Man,...

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